Growth

Dynamic Growth in Sri Lanka: the Innovation Imperative

> By Anushka Wijesinha, Research Economist – IPS Innovation is beyond research, it requires clever commercialization Sri Lanka needs to take a 360 degree approach to innovation policy As Apple’s co-founder Steve Jobs bids adieu to an ipod/iphone/ipad/macbook crazed world, …

Realizing the Post-war Miracle: Challenges, Opportunities and Private Sector Leadership

> Key Perspectives by Dr. Anura Ekanayake – Immediate Past Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and IPS Governing Board Member By Anushka Wijesinha, Research Economist – IPS In this blog post, we bring to you some key quotes …

2010: ‘Phenomenal Year’ for Corporates, but Shared Growth across Sri Lanka Remains a Challenge

> By Anushka Wijesinha (Research Officer) and Kithmina Hewage (Project Intern), IPS While hailing strong earnings in the post-war pick-up, the Sri Lankan private sector should be more cognizant of its role in spurring inclusive growth… The performance of the …

Accelerating Economic Growth in Sri Lanka

> Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director – IPS, delivered the Dr. N.M. Perera’s 106th Birth Anniversary Memorial Lecture at the Dr. N.M. Perera Centre on the 6th of June 2011. (This synopsis appears exclusively in the Daily FT of Friday …

Role of the State in Socio-Economic Development: Some Issues to Consider for Sri Lanka

> by Malathy Knight (Research Fellow) & Anushka Wijesinha (Research Officer) – IPS  ‘The Economist’ of March 19th 2011 carried an article titled “Taming Leviathan: A Special Report on the Future of the State” (http://www.economist.com/node/18359896). We draw on selected policy …

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